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Teen Titans Go! To The Movies (2018)

July 27, 2018
PG
Animation

When the Teen Titans go to the big screen, they go big!  “Teen Titans GO! to the Movies” finds our egocentric, wildly satirical Super Heroes in their first feature film extravaganza - a fresh, gleefully clever, kid-appropriately crass and tongue-in-cheek play on the superhero genre, complete with musical numbers.

It seems to the Teens that all the major superheroes out there are starring in their own movies - everyone but the Teen Titans, that is! But de facto leader Robin is determined to remedy the situation, and be seen as a star instead of a sidekick. If only they could get the hottest Hollywood film director to notice them. With a few madcap ideas and a song in their heart, the Teen Titans head to Tinsel Town, certain to pull off their dream. But when the group is radically misdirected by a seriously Super-Villain and his maniacal plan to take over the Earth, things really go awry.  The team finds their friendship and their fighting spirit failing, putting the very fate of the Teen Titans themselves on the line!

Will Arnett (“The LEGO® Batman Movie”) and Kristen Bell (“Frozen”) lend their voices to the first-ever big-screen version of DC Entertainment and Cartoon Network’s animated TV show, which also stars Greg Cipes (TV’s “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”) as Beast Boy, Scott Menville (TV’s “Spider-Man”) as Robin, Khary Payton (“The Walking Dead”) as Cyborg, Tara Strong (the “My Little Pony” franchise) as Raven, and Hynden Walch (TV’s “Adventure Time with Finn & Jake”) as Starfire, reprising their roles from the series.

The film is being directed by Aaron Horvath and Peter Rida Michail, from a screenplay by Michael Jelenic and Horvath, based on characters from DC. Michail, Will Arnett and Peggy Regan are producing, with Sam Register, Jelenic and Horvath serving as executive producers. Apart from Arnett, all are “Teen Titans GO!” series contributors.

The First Purge/The Purge 4 (2018)

July 4, 2018
R
Thriller, Horror

Behind every tradition lies a revolution. Next Independence Day, witness the rise of our country’s 12 hours of annual lawlessness. Welcome to the movement that began as a simple experiment: The First Purge.

To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America (NFFA) test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the marginalized, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.

Coming off the most successful film in the series, The Purge: Election Year, creator James DeMonaco (writer/director of The Purge, The Purge: Anarchy and The Purge: Election Year) returns alongside the producers of this worldwide phenomenon: Blumhouse Productions’ Jason Blum (Insidious series, Get Out, Split), Platinum Dunes partners Michael Bay, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Ouija series, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre), and DeMonaco’s longtime production partner, Sébastien K. Lemercier (Assault on Precinct 13, Four Lovers).

The First Purge is directed by Gerard McMurray (Burning Sands), working from a screenplay once again written by DeMonaco.

Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

August 15, 2018
PG-13
Comedy

This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family.

Shortly after the original novel's publication in 2013, film rights were acquired and the project entered development. John M. Chu was hired as director in 2016. Principal photography started in 2017.

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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)

July 20, 2018
PG-13
Comedy, Musical

In this sequel to Mamma Mia!, Sophie learns about her mother's past while pregnant herself.

The film was announced in May 2017, with the intention of it reaching theaters in July 2018. Several returning members of the cast were confirmed shortly after. Principal photography began in August 2017 and ran through until December of that year.

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Everybody's Back in the Mamma Mia 2 Poster

The Cloverfield Paradox/Cloverfield 3 (2018)

February 4, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Mystery, Sci-Fi, Horror

In the near future, a group of international astronauts on a space station are working to solve a massive energy crisis on Earth. The experimental technology aboard the station has an unexpected result, leaving the team isolated and fighting for their survival.

The Cloverfield Paradox stars David Oyelowo (Selma, Interstellar), John Ortiz (Fast & Furious films, Kong: Skull Island), Elizabeth Debicki (The Night Manager, The Man From U.N.C.L.E.), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Concussion, Beyond the Lights), Chris O’Dowd (The IT Crowd, Moone Boy, Thor: The Dark World), Ziyi Zhang (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) and Daniel Bruhl (Captain America: Civil War, Rush).

Directed by Julius Onah (The Girl is in Trouble). Originally scripted by Freaks of Nature and 22 Jump Street scribe Oren Uziel, the project was rewritten by Star Beyond‘s Doug Jung.

The Grinch (2018)

November 9, 2018
PG
Comedy, Animation, Family

A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville.

This film is based on the classic book How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Suess, which was previously adapted into a 1966 holiday TV special and a 2000 live-action film. It was first announced back in 2013, and Benedict Cumberbatch wasn't cast in the lead role until 2016.

The Grinch was originally set for a 2017 release, but the studio decided to push it back to 2018.

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Fifty Shades Freed (2018)

February 9, 2018
R
Thriller, Romance

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson return as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades Freed, the third chapter based on the worldwide bestselling “Fifty Shades” phenomenon.

This is the final chapter in the Fifty Shades trilogy, which is based on the series of novels by E.L. James. Though the franchise has been widely panned by critics, the movies are financially successful. The first film, Fifty Shades of Grey, was released in 2015 and earned $571 million at the worldwide box office. Sequel Fifty Shades Darker fared worse commercially, but still brought in $381.1 million. With Fifty Shades Freed, the franchise should pass the $1 billion mark collectively. This film was shot back-to-back with Fifty Shades Darker, with director James Foley beginning production in 2016. Production ran from February to July that year. Universal will release Fifty Shades Freed in IMAX theaters.

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Fifty Shades of Grey Sequels filming back-to-back


Fifty Shades Freed poster

Isle of Dogs (2018)

March 23, 2018
PG-13
Comedy, Adventure, Animation

Set in a dystopian future Japan in which dogs have been quarantined on the remote eponymous island due to a "canine flu", Isle of Dogs follows five local dogs—Chief, Rex, Boss, Duke, and King. They are fed up with their isolated existence until a boy named Atari Kobayashi ventures to the island to search for his dog, Spots. Atari receives their help and they will protect him from the Japanese authorities who have come to retrieve him.

This is the latest film from director Wes Anderson and his second stop-motion animated movie (following 2009's Fantastic Mr. Fox). Anderson first announced the project in 2015. He was inspired by the films of Japanese director Akira Kurosawa and the holiday television specials produced by Rankin/Bass. Fox Searchlight Pictures acquired the distribution rights in December 2016 with the intention of releasing it in 2018.

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Screen Rant's Most Anticipated Movies of 2018

BlacKkKlansman (2018)

August 10, 2018
R
Crime, Thriller

From visionary director Spike Lee comes the provocative story based on Ron Stallworth’s real life as Colorado Springs’s first African-American police officer who went undercover to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan. Unbelievably, Detective Stallworth (John David Washington) and his partner Flip Zimmerman (Adam Driver) penetrate the KKK at its highest levels to thwart its attempt to take over the city. Produced by the team behind the Academy-Award winning Get Out, Spike Lee uses his trademark take-no-prisoner style and humor to tell this story often missing from the history books.

Spike Lee signed on to direct BlacKkKlansman in September 2017, with Jordan Peele producing via his Monkeypaw Productions banner. Focus Features announced an official release date for the film in April 2018. The movie is adapted from the book of the same name by Stallworth and is set open in theaters in time to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the white supremacist march and subsequent protests in Charlottesville.

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Slender Man (2018)

August 10, 2018
PG-13
Horror

In a small town in Massachusetts, four high school girls perform a ritual in an attempt to debunk the lore of SLENDER MAN. When one of the girls goes mysteriously missing, they begin to suspect that she is, in fact, HIS latest victim.

This film is based on the character created by Eric Knudsen, who came up with Slender Man for a creepypasta Internet meme. It first entered development in 2016, with Sony hiring a screenwriter to pen the movie. The cast was announced in May 2017, with filming running from June through July of that year. Many people have noted the film is being released a few years after the Slender Man stabbing in Wisconsin.

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Slender Man Movie Searching for New Distributor


Slender Man Release Date Delayed


Slender Man Movie Trailer

Hereditary (2018)

June 8, 2018
R
Drama, Mystery, Horror

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited as it slowly destroys everything they know. Making his feature debut, writer-director Ari Aster unleashes a nightmare vision of a domestic breakdown that exhibits the craft and precision of a nascent auteur, transforming a familial tragedy into something ominous and deeply disquieting, and pushing the horror movie into chilling new terrain with its shattering portrait of heritage gone to hell.

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Truth or Dare (2018)

April 13, 2018
PG-13
Thriller, Horror

A harmless game of "Truth or Dare" among friends turns deadly when someone - or something - begins to punish those who tell a lie - or refuse the dare.

This film was first announced in March 2017, with Blumhouse and Universal announcing Jeff Wadlow as director. Wadlow previously made the comic book adaptation Kick-Ass 2. Principal photography began in June 2017 after the cast was assembled. Blumhouse, who had a banner 2017, is hoping this film continues their hot streak into the next year.

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The House with a Clock in its Walls (2018)

September 21, 2018
PG
Family, Fantasy, Horror

A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world.

This film is based on the novel of the same name by John Bellairs. Principal photography started in October 2017.

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The House With a Clock in its Walls Has Supernatural Easter Eggs

Bad Times At The El Royale (2018)

October 12, 2018
Not Yet Rated
Thriller, Mystery

Seven strangers, each with a secret to bury, meet at Lake Tahoe's El Royale, a rundown hotel with a dark past. Over the course of one fateful night, everyone will have a last shot at redemption - before everything goes to hell.

20th Century Fox acquired the rights to Goddard's script in 2017, at which time it was announced he would also be directing. This is the first time Goddard has called the shots on a film since The Cabin in the Woods. The principal cast came together at various points in 2017 and 2018, with principal photography beginning in January 2018.

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Bad Times at the El Royale Character Posters

Searching (2018)

August 24, 2018
PG-13
Thriller, Mystery

After David Kim (John Cho)'s 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a local investigation is opened and a detective is assigned to the case. But 37 hours later and without a single lead, David decides to search the one place no one has looked yet, where all secrets are kept today: his daughter's laptop. In a hyper-modern thriller told via the technology devices we use every day to communicate, David must trace his daughter's digital footprints before she disappears forever.

Searching is the feature directing debut for writer/director Aneesh Chaganty. It won the Best of Next! Audience Award at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.

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Tag (2018)

June 15, 2018
R
Comedy

For one month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running in a no-holds-barred game of tag they’ve been playing since the first grade—risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take each other down with the battle cry: “You’re It!” This year, the game coincides with the wedding of their only undefeated player, which should finally make him an easy target. But he knows they’re coming…and he’s ready.

Based on a true story, the New Line Cinema comedy Tag shows how far some guys will go to be the last man standing.

The film entered development in 2013 and was originally envisioned as a vehicle for Jack Black and Will Ferrell. It started to gain more traction in 2016, after Black and Ferrell left. The current cast came together in 2016 and 2017 before the film entered principal photography.

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Jeremy Renner broke his arms filming Tag

The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)

March 9, 2018
R
Thriller, Horror

A family's road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the family's every limit as they struggle to survive.

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The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)

August 3, 2018
R
Action, Comedy

Audrey and Morgan are best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.

Principal photography on the film began in July 2017. Shooting locations included Budapest and Amsterdam. Filming wrapped in September 2017.

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The Darkest Minds (2018)

August 3, 2018
PG-13
Thriller, Sci-Fi

When teens mysteriously develop powerful new abilities, they are declared a threat by the government and detained. Sixteen-year-old Ruby, one of the most powerful young people anyone has encountered, escapes her camp and joins a group of runaway teens seeking safe haven. Soon this newfound family realizes that, in a world in which the adults in power have betrayed them, running is not enough and they must wage a resistance, using their collective power to take back control of their future.

20th Century Fox acquired the film rights to Alexandra Bracken's The Darkest Minds book series in 2015, with Shawn Levy producing alongside Dan Levine and Dan Cohen through his 21 Laps Entertainment. Filming began in Atlanta, Georgia in April of 2017.

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The Darkest Minds First Look Images

Den of Thieves (2018)

January 19, 2018
R
Action, Crime, Drama

A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.

This project will mark the directorial debut of Christian Gudegast, who previously penned the scripts for action films A Man Apart and London Has Fallen. In addition to being the helmsman, Gudegast also wrote the screenplay for Den of Thieves. Star Gerard Butler first signed on back in June 2016 and production began in January 2017.

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